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Re: Garbage collection (was Re: JWZ on s/Java/Perl/)

James Mastros
February 12, 2001 14:57
Re: Garbage collection (was Re: JWZ on s/Java/Perl/)
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On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 05:33:05PM -0500, Dan Sugalski wrote:
>    package foo;
>    use attrs qw(cleanup_sub);
> would be nice, but I don't know that he'll go for it. (Though it's the only 
> way I can think of to avoid AUTOLOAD being considered a potential destructor)

It's pretty hard (for me) to think of when you'd want an AUTOLOADed DESTROY,
since if you create /any/ objects of the class, DESTROY will be called.

"It isn't possible to AUTOLOAD DESTROY." --perlmem(6)

    -=- James Mastros
"All I really want is somebody to curl up with and pretend the world is a
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